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Now that the government shutdown is over, federal employees are free to return to pressing matters. Like the length of their lunch break.
Anyone who ran a company with a balance sheet that looked like the U.S. probably wouldn't have a company anymore.
The US manufacturing sector expanded at its fastest pace in 2½ years last month, an industry report showed Friday, but the pace of hiring slowed from September.
A gunman opened fire Friday at Los Angeles International Airport, and a security agent was among those shot, federal authorities said.
Just six enrollments made it through HealthCare.Gov in the first 24 hours, documents from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee show.
Americans have a number of ways to replace coverage, including a new option that offers many the chance to actually save money.
An incident of unknown nature occurred at Los Angeles International Airport, and there were reports that at least some people had been evacuated.
President Obama has ordered the National Security Agency to stop eavesdropping on the headquarters of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.
Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has landed a job at a Russian website, after fleeing America and seeking asylum in Moscow.
Cuts kicking in Friday will siphon $5 billion from a program that helps one in seven Americans put three meals on the table.
The FAA announced that the agency will be relaxing guidelines on passenger electronic device use during takeoff and landing.
As administration officials scrambled to fix technical glitches, Obama blamed private insurers for a separate problem that has critics questioning his honesty.
Detroit, Santa Barbara and Reno are leading the housing recovery, according to a new report from realtor.com. Baseball's new champ, Boston, wasn't too bad, either.
President Obama is set to announce that Washington is expanding efforts to entice foreign firms to bring jobs to the U.S., officials said.
A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll has found President Obama's job approval rating has tumbled by 5 percentage points in less than three weeks.
A onetime engineer who earned his law degree at night has been behind the government’s campaign to punish Wall Street for the financial crisis.
To the surprise of virtually no one, the Fed kept its cheap-money policy in place and pledged to continue pumping $85 billion a month.
Rising tax receipts led the US to run a budget surplus in September, leaving the federal deficit for the full year at its lowest level since 2008.
The NSA apparently tapped the fiber-optic cables connecting Google's and Yahoo's overseas servers.
The federal Obamacare marketplace remained out of service because of the second outage this week of the company that hosts key components of the site.
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